YOUR VIEW: Delighted by positive response with election

Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for me in the Grassmoor by-election on February 15.

Sunday, 11th March 2018, 9:00 am

I was absolutely delighted with the really positive response I received to my campaign out on the doorsteps over the past few weeks.

I’m proud of the positive campaign I fought, which focused on resolving local issues like anti-social behaviour, drug crime and over-development in our villages.

Despite falling short of being elected as a councillor, I’ll continue working with our local MP, Lee Rowley, to stand up for residents in Grassmoor, Temple Normanton, Corbriggs, Hasland and Winsick.

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Things really are changing in Grassmoor and the 22 per cent increase in the Conservatives’ share of the vote in this by-election is evidence of the seismic shifts occurring in the area.

Next year’s local elections are just around the corner and I’ll continue campaigning to ensure Grassmoor has a strong Conservative voice on the district council. The by-election result shows it’s a straight two-horse race in Grassmoor between the Conservatives and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour. And more so than ever before, it’s absolutely neck and neck.

Josh Broadhurst

Conservative candidate for 2018 Grassmoor 

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